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CBS
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
thunderstorms late today and tonight. let's check in with monika samtani. if you do the beltway in prince george's county, you need to pay attention. >>> you do. we're talking the east side of the beltway in prince george's county where there was a serious early morning accident. it happened before 3:00 on the inner loop of the beltway. that's southbound 95 after route 50 where only one lane is getting by in each direction. let me show you first what it looks like live there. three vehicles involved, including a fire truck, a tractor-trailer, and a jeep. if you are planning to head to the beltway, look at the work they have to do. to of those vehicles were overturned. again, this is a live picture here on the inner loop south of route 50 in the landover area. let's go to our mdot shot so you can see what's getting by. this is going to be this way for a while. one lane in each direction of the beltway. that means serious delays as well early on this morning. choose your alternate routes. maybe on the inner loop use 450 to route 50 to get around it. 450 to route 202 as well will work
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
capital beltway. you can see some backups from this big crash on the outer loop at 50. we have several lane closures and it is kind of a maess. expect some delays and traveling south towards d.c. this morning. 60 southbound near padonia. 55 near harford road. things are moving find on the inner and outer loops. same story on the west side. the inner and outer loops are looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> john leopold is suspended from his job as executive. >> he was convicted on two of the four misconduct charges he was facing. sarah sampson has more. >> the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. he was convicted for using his detail for reelection campaign duties. leopold was found guilty on two counts. he forced county employees to do personal chores like making them empty his urine after back surgery. he was acquitted of a fraud charge that could've put him in jail. >> the conduct represented poor judgment. >> whenever you seek an indictment, you are seeking an indictment on all counts. -- a conviction on all counts. it
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
inner loop of the beltway. it happened before 3:00 this morning. it involves a prince george's county fire truck, a tractor- trailer, and a jeep. believe it or not, all three of which overturned on the beltway before 3:00 this morning. we're going to go to a live picture from our sky 9. first of all to give you some perspective. if you're planning to head on the beltway, this is what it looks like near route 50, the southbound side. that's the inner loop, right side of your screen. you can see all the equipment on the scene. two lanes are getting by right now on the inner loop. it looks like three lanes on the outer loop get by. again, our delia goncalves has been on the scene. she's been talking to the prince george's county fire chief bashoor who tells us you can expect this to be the situation for the remainder of the rush hour and throughout the morning. so in the meantime expect delays both directions of the betway. maybe use the -- beltway. maybe use the bw parkway as your alternate route or 450 to 202. >> thank you, monika. >>> you just heard her say but it bears repeati
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
a look at this scene right now. this is a i live picture of the beltway near 50 prince george's county. only one lane get by in each direction after an accident involving a fire station truck, a tractor-trailer and an suv on the other side of the highway. seven people were rushed to the hospital, including four firefighters. melissa mollet is live on the scene gathering new information. melissa? >> that's right. good morning. an unbelievable scene of wreck anl here. i'm going to step out of the way so you can see what's happening. the cleanup is under way right now. you can see the wreckage in the distance. that is a crumpled fire truck. fire station 828 were coming down the inner loop at 3:00 a.m. after responding to a call. they were hit from behind while they were moving by a tractor-trailer. both the fire truck and that tractor-trailer ended up flipping on the inner loop and crashing in the process. one of those vehicles hit an suv that also flipped. as you mentioned, seven people hurt, four firefighters in that truck. two in the suv and one in the tractor-trailer all transp
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
. down towards d.c. it is on the capital beltway. only the right lane are open right now. is that route 50 on the outer loop and the inner loop of 495. that could cause some problems. 65 on 95 in the northeast corner. 54 along the topside of the j.f.x. very light volume at this early hour. same story on 795 at franklin boulevard. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> john leopold is suspended following a split verdict in his misconduct trial. >> he could still lose his job altogether. sarah sampson has details. >> the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. leopold was found bill -- guilty on two counts. he forced county employees to do personal chores like making them and be his year-eurine. he was acquitted of a fraud charge that could've put him in jail. >> the conduct represented poor judgment. >> whenever you seek an indictment, you are seeking an indictment on all counts. it was a difficult case. >> right now leopold is suspended. the county plans to introduce a measure to remove him from office permalloy. john hammond is the act
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
ahead including the latest on a big accident on the beltway this morning you need to know about. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> here that is breaking news right now on the beltway this morning. this is the inner loop at route 50 where a tractor-trailer and a fire truck collided earlier this morning. one lane is getting by on the inner loop and outer loop. a lot of traffic is backing up at this time as you can see. there are some youries to report. four firefighters injured. seven people total injured. we'll get more details from melanie alnwick coming up in just a bit from the scene. now, let's check in with tucker barnes. >> let's do it. >> what a warm day. yesterday, unbelievable. >> today too. >> yeah, warm start to your day. 50s. we'll see afternoon highs near 70 again. it will be cloudy. you will note some changes coming in and they will in the form of rain late this afternoon and tonight. temperature all over the place. we have some 40s and 60s out there. just depends on where you're watching from this morning. notice out in chicago, 38 degrees. we have
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 4:25am EST
for you that could have a major impact on your morning commute a serious accident on the beltway in prince george's county. this is involving a fire truck and tractor-trailer that has closed part of the highway there. -- at 4:25. the inner loop is closed just south of route 50. the outer loop has at least one lane open. one of the fire engines crashed with a tractor-trailer and four firefighters are being treated with serious injuries. witnesses say the fire truck crashed into a concrete wall and the tractor-trailer overturned. we have a crew on the way and we'll bring you updates shortly as we get them. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we'll have much more with julie in just a few minutes. for you no, let's talk about the weather and guess who is back. >> tucker barnes. >> good morning, guys. i went on vacation looking for warm weather and came back and it was much warmer here than where i went. this will be a busy day as our front approaches from the west. one mother day of very mild temperatures. how about highs up near 70 later today. can y
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
of two separate accidents. eastbound 70 prior to the beltway involving several vehicles including a car hauler on the guard rail. it is behind the trees. it is not backing up traffic too much. he spent 70 prior to the beltway. on the inner loop just past greenspring, watch for a possible accident prior to the j.f.x. looking pretty good on the north side. traffic is picking up in the outer loop as you travel towards the harrisburg expressway appeared the 83's checking out ok as is 895 at the harbor tunnel. major roads running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the anticipation is reaching a fever pitch as this purple friday raises the stakes to a whole new level. >> fan excitement is building and that includes the excitement of jennifer franciotti. good morning. >> i have been so excited i can barely sleep. bring your body warmers and your feet warmers because the wind chill is 14 degrees. the photographer says it feels a lot colder than it was in denver. keep that in mind if you are going to foxborough to the game. patriots fans are pretty confident they will win o
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
. from the belfort furniture weather center, now 2 jamee. >> problems on the maryland beltway. here's the latest. a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer, a fire truck and an suv on the beltway just south of 50 the john hanson highway, prince george's county. the maryland side had been shut down for most of the time, but now one lane is getting by slowly intermittently. on the right side, nobody's getting by so they're stopping traffic from time to time. this is south of 50 on the beltway. near landover, or delays begin at 202. southbound from college park, approaching the scene of the crash, that's where those delays begin. if you're coming through the envelope or inner loop, and it will take you some extra time for the accident. back to you. >> thank you. we want to get to the scene with brianne carter on the ground at the accident location with the latest on what's happening. there are some injuries. >> this is a very active scene behind me. it is very involved. as you just heard, this will mean major traffic tieups. one lane on each side is able to get around. they are diverti
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
falling. a very light snow in the district, north of the beltway, and south of frederick. 2.3 inches fell in thin mary's county. charlottesville received 1 inch. 0.8 inches in winchester. about the same in woodstock and front royal had a half inch of snow. temperatures are little better because of the clouds over night. 19 at dulles, 21 in d.c., 16 in gaithersburg. we have a winter weather advisory for all the metro area until 9:00 this morning. the worst of the snow is tapering off now. we will continue to see improvements through the morning. a little sunshine by 9:00 at 23 degrees. we will not the temperatures get to the upper 20s thiswe will see a second round of snowfall likely tomorrow afternoon. more details on that in a few minutes. first, jamee the roads have not been treated very well on 66. >> we have heard that a lot from early commuters. we have had a couple incidents on 95 in virginia. plan for extra time, take it slow. bridges, ramps, and overpasses especially. maryland you can see snow still coming down inside the beltway at connecticut avenue at bradley. near be to drive
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
-trailer, a fire truck and suv. it was so violent it happened on one side of the beltway and ended on the other side. melissa mollet is live on the scene with more. good morning. >> we have once again with us the chief from prince george's county fire department. take us through what's happening right now and let's talk about what happened earlier. >> right now, two main things going on, on scene. one is the accident investigation continuing and two is the attempt to upright both the fire truck and the tractor-trailer. the one firefighter is -- you've been told has been transferred from the hospital to baltimore union memorial hospital. the other three remain at prince george's hospital. >> another three people total were transported for a totalf seven. >> they were all trauma patients but are expected to recover all of them, right? >> right. the one firefighter transferred to pos ton is transferred in critical condition. no change in any other status. the rest were transported as traumas. >> tell us what happened. >> all we know is that the fire truck was rear ended by the tractor-traile
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
. is a mess. the east side of the beltway, huge problems. brianne carter is on the scene, on the outer loop of the beltway. what is the situation? >> this is a very active scene along the inner loop and outer loop of the beltway. look behind me. you can see the accident investigation continuing. been here on the hours.ore than two accident involving a fire truck. prince or discounted fire and along with a tractor- trailer. whend 2:45 this morning is it occurred. a fire truck was leaving the accident andher the station when was struck by a tractor- trailer. seven people have been taken to hospital. of them, including firefighters, transported to prince george's county. others as well. the fire truck, a tractor- trailer, and another vehicle involved. all three vehicles slipped over accident.t of the officials believe this tractor- carrying food. it will take quite some time to get that a prided. we spoke with the prince george's county fire and e us anment chief to give firefighters. >> there were four dramatic to our department personnel. there were taken to prince george's hospital. we
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
from the west, the greenway, a dulles toll road 267, 66, to report. open from the beltway to across the 14th street bridge, good morning. new york avenue, travel lanes reported open. fairfax police in virginia dealing with a crash northbound 28 out of manassas park to 66, a pressure for new braddock road. there's still some activity on the shoulder. accident reported in count on the suitland parkway near silver hill road. back to you. >> thank you. 5:03 is the time. this is the interview. lance armstrong sat down with oprah winfrey and confessed to using performance enhancing drugs. >> during last night's interview. there will be another part today. brianne carter is in a satellite center with more on this hot topic. >> absolutely. we do know that he said he views this as one big cllie. he said then he began building after the 1990's. after years of lying, lance armstrong is finally coming clean. >> my cocktail was only epo, but not allot, transfusions, and testosterone. all of the faults and all the blame has fallen on me. >> he admitted to using performance enhancing drugs in an e
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
actually traffic alert on the beltway in preliminary county. a crash overnight involving a fire truck, a big rig and an suv sent several people to the those an is causing major delays. we are live on the scene with the very latest on this accident and also will tell you how to get around some of the traffic problems this is causing. >>> plus, some of the wild weather making headlines today. is calm right now but a threat of severe storms is in our forecast. we are not talking snow. it is wednesday, january 30th. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with get more on the accident in just a moment. first, let's check in with tucker barnes to give us an update on the weather situation. >> good morning. nice, mild start to the day. temperatures, it depends on where you are. they range from the low 40s to the 60s. we will see highs again near 07 this afternoon. it will be one more mild day and then the fireworks start tonight as that front moves in from the west. there is a live look at the radar. your morning commute will be fine. northeast of your day will be cloudy. you mi
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
entire beltway. the j.f.x. checking out ok into town. problem free down to the beltway. harbor tunnel, 895 running smoothly. looking good at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is starting to build ever so slightly. running without delay on all the major roadways. 55 on the b-w parkway as you make your way south. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the road to new orleans is still open for the ravens. the team will fly to denver later today where they will play the broncos on saturday. pete gilbert has more on the mood in the mile high city. >> we have made our way here to denver. the town is live up in orange. this tower is lit up in orange. i think i've seen two jerseys so far. it is not like what we see in baltimore. the broncos have won 13 games and they have a home field advantage. peyton manning has never won a playoff game with the temperature was under 40 degrees. i spoke with some ravens fans coming over on the plane. they are getting ready for the festivities. we will have live coverage beginning at 5:00 to get you ready for the ravens and the broncos on tv 11
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
our camera in springfield coming up from route 644 to the beltway right now, nice and quiet. same story on 395 up to the 14th street bridge and into the downtown area. i'll have more details on traffic coming up once again at 4:47. back to you guys. >>> it is 4:40. time for the first your money segment ever the morning. >> the cliff watch. -- segment of the morning. >> the cliff watch. that's all we would talk about. >> we have global markets riding high. stock markets in asia higher. of course, this is the first trading day of the new year. wall street is back in business today as well after being closed for new year's. investors will get new information about construction spending and tomorrow the latest auto sales come out. car companies have seen more business over the last six months. analysts expect that to continue with predicting sales up 9% in december. that would have been driven by incentives on full size pickup trucks. as for stocks, the markets open up after a rally on monday. the dow gained 166 points, climbed back above the 13,000 mark. that's where we're starting t
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
construction. from the traffic center, getting good news. the '95, 395, everybody pushing north. the beltway across the 14th street bridge -- nothing to tell you about. the beltway in tysons, nothing to tell you about. westbound, all lanes are opending to the connector road on the beltway. the beltway maryland, some overnight roadwork, 193 university boulevard new hampshire boulevard, not much of a backup. 270, sank in news down to the beltway. back to you. >> looking at the day ahead, the former marine who admitted to shooting several military buildings is scheduled for his fate today. it could be postponed yet again. the man pleaded guilty last year to firing at the pentagon, the marine corps museum, and to go recruiting stations. his lawyers say that he has been diagnosed as schizophrenic. they want a judge to review his plea and his prison sentence. >> the case of the logical or a movie theater shooter is moving forward. s holmes is said to be arraigned today but there are papers saying that he is not ready to enter a plea. there is enough evidence to put palms on trial, the judge will w
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
beltway. the inner and outer loops are moving along with no delays. 95 at the fort mchenry toll plaza is looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 3 baltimore police officers will not face charges in the case of the man who died while in their custody. >> sarah sampson is live with reaction. >> good morning. anthony anderson's family is furious with the decision. back in september, he died while in custody. he was tackled to the ground. three officers will not be charged. an autopsy showed anderson died from blunt force when he fell and internal bleeding exacerbated by a pre-existing condition. detective strohman did cause anderson's death. the use of force was not excessive. his family said this is a case of racial profiling. >> this is like they just threw this out the window. that is not fair. >> we have to make this a federal case. we're not going to stop or standing still on this one. >> the department of justice is conducting an independent investigation. the family is moving ahead with a civil suit. the police department is looking to see if any administrative actio
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
beltway. there is an accident taking up the right lane. some of the major roads down towards d.c., 95 is looking pretty good. 10 minutes from the beltway down towards 32. so far so good on the b-w parkway. 55 miles per hour is the southbound traffic. a nice start on 70 in towards the beltway. south on 29 is checking out ok down towards the capital beltway. a light ride east and westbound at this hour. 54 on the baltimore beltway. 83's checking out just fine. out of traffic is very like to and from 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we decided we're not going to say one word for the next three hours because that pretty much says it all -- afc champion baltimore ravens. >> the ravens are heading towards new orleans. >> the ravens did avenge last year's loss to the patriots. 14 unanswered points while the defense shut down tom brady's passing attack. 28-13. the ravens stars reflected on what this game meant to them. >> we didn't come all the way here to play it safe. we have to play to win and do some of those plays. our guys made big plays, everybody came up big when we need
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
around the region. maryland virginia, and the district. no road work on the beltway. no problems for the entire beltway to report. i-95 -- regina heading north coming out of stafford, what bridge over occoquan, lanes are wide open. heading across the 14th street bridge. back to you. >> thank you. our big story today, a deal has been reached in this fiscal cliff so down. the house gave final approval for a bill late tuesday night. >> president obama thanked congress and asked that future negotiations not involve much trauma. --drama. >> they finally got it done. congress and the along from all over the fiscal cliff, with house republicans reluctantly passing the senate bill. >> i will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2% of americans while preventing a middle-class tax hike that could have sent the economy back into recession. >> it appears the bill was headed for defeat. house republicans did not want to raise taxes without significant cuts in government spending. >> there are no spending cuts. we are adding $4 billion a day to the debt and we fell ilk -- feel like the s
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am EST
the capital beltway. that is what we like. 270 your travel lanes are open. back to you. >> virginia will take center stage in the gun control debate today as the white house aims at changing gun laws. joe biden, et tim kaine and senior officials will take part in a discussion in richmond. president obama wants stronger background checks and bans on assault weapons and high- capacity magazines. >> the jury in the murder trial of a former culpeper officer. daniel harmon wright was responding to a suspicious report when he shot cook who was unarmed. he said he shot her when she tried to drive off with his arm in her window. witnesses say they never saw the officer trapped, drug, or struck by the car. the man who admits he used a baseball bat to attack a day care security guard will be sentenced today. he pleaded guilty to assault charges in connection with last april's attack. he became enraged when staffers would not let him use the phone. he wrestled a bat from a security guard, attacked him with it, and smashed windows of before stealing an employee's car and driving off. >> thousan
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
falling it. go south of the beltway, rain and reports of sleet falling along with a little bit of snow mixed in. some rain reported in culpeper, .uantico, this is all a matter of a few degrees. we are hovering right around point.ezing some temperatures you see on your screen will be dropping a two.ver the next hour or you anticipate those slick throughout the morning. why we have a winter weather advisory in effect until 10:00 a.m.. 7 a.m., 32 degrees. there he five degrees by 11: 00. 3:0 0, 41 degrees. ae, probably it through -- hundred seven inch. sleet on top of it. just enough to cause slick spots. how are we looking right now? everyone make sure you are plenty of time to get you are going. am sure we will have some problems out there with this pavement. bridges, ramps, and overpasses. let's look at a couple of our live cameras. the road spray -- you can see that sleet and freezing rain come to the area. will definitely be a factor. calls from the 270rstown area coming up on and heading south. you can see how the weather is starting to be an issue. also, the work crews out and
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am EST
. lanes are open around prince george's county beltway and virginia inbound lanes of 66 everything in good shape coming through manassas. centreville fair oak heading on inside the beltway and making the ride there. everything open here on 395 and landmark and northbound 95 it's been a good ride out of fredericksburg, quantico boy what a difference a day makes. and on into woodbridge there. back to you mike. andrea. >>> the white house is taking its campaign for greater gun control on the road. >> as you already know vice president biden is heading the president's task force on this. richmond, virginia is going to be the first stop. delia goncalves has a preview of the effort on capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: good morning mike, andrea. we don't know too many details in regards to specifics of this particular trip. but we know the vice president will be joined by other members of the administration and of course senator tim kaine. they will head to richmond today to talk more about their gun control measures and a state of course where many gun control measures failed to pass
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
in with melissa mollet live at the scene of a beltway crash in route 50. melissa, what's going on? >> reporter: we have the chief to fill us in. the lanes in the inner loop shut down. just a terrible accident. chief, tell us what happened. >> about 2:45 this morning, got radio reports of a fire engine involved in an accident. the engine that was involved had just cleared an accident just up the road at route 50 and the beltway. the investigation is ongoing. what we do know is that a tractor-trailer apparently hit the fire engine from the rear, spun that around. both the fire engine and the tractor-trailer overturned and then an suv that was on the outer loop also overturned as part of that accident. >> a total of seven patients, chief. you're telling me all of them were transported out of here as trauma patients. >> first all four of the fire department folks were traumas. they were transported as priority one, the most severe. no life-threatening injuries at this time. the other three were transported by ground as traumas. everybody went by ground. >> what is the process as the c
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:30am EST
morning. around the capital beltway looks good, virginia maryland, not encountering problems. overnight construction is gone in virginia. here we are in bethesda. landover and silver spring are quiet. route 5, branch avenue, there is a closure of southbound route 5 outside the beltway near allentown road. is diverted around. -- the traffic is diverted around. northbound lanes are open. southbound leaving the beltway is where it is shutting down. virginia is quiet on 95 395 14th street bridge, to tell you about. back to you. >> thank you. funeral services today for prince william county officer killed in a line of duty. chris yung was responding to an accident monday and his motorcycle struck a minivan in bristow. he was taken to a hospital where he died. he was a seven-year veteran of the police department. his funeral is at 10:00 this morning at the memorial chapel in woodbrige. a former fbi agent convicted of a drunk driving crash and brandywine is expected to learn his fate today. >> johnson faces 13 years in prison after a jury found him guilty in october of mortar vehicle manslaugh
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am EST
you connect to the beltway, no issues to report this morning. a nice clear trip around the beltway between i-270 and i-95 in both directions. eun? >>> melissa mollet has breaking news. >> the search is on for a fighter jet missing off the coast of italy. here's what we know. the plane took off for a training mission last night. only the pilot was on board when the plane lost contact after sending a distress signal over the aid rat i can sea. they're searching the waters. initial word is that it was not carrying weapons. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> more breaking news right now. a deadly plane crash overseas. at least 22 people are dead in a plane crash from kazakhstan. it happened near the biggest city. few other details are available right now. we'll continue to follow the story and bring you latest information throughout the morning. >>> students in arlington will head back to school after a day off thanks to the weather. some parents are upset the children got a day off in the first place. some families were confused by the district's condition saying the roads
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:30am EST
the beltway. and here's a live look at the west side of the beltway. traffic is moving along here at liberty road. just 8 minutes right now to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70 and the east side of the beltway nice and clear. 11 minutes right now on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic charley over to you. >>> it's billed as the largest outdoor show and this morning it's called off but at least for now. the eastern sports and outdoors show is held in harrisburg and was slated to open next saturday. but a move by the show's organizer last week started the ball rolling. reid exhibition ban the sale and display of modern sporting rifles lining the ar15 at the -- things like the ar-15 at the show. at last count, more than 300 vendors pulled out of the show and among them the sponsor cabela's. finally reid announced they would postpone show indefinitely and now the spin begins. some say reid stood up for beliefs and didn't bow down to the nr amount and other guns rights groups and others say it's a victory in the show of sol
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 5:30am EST
traveling northbound on 95 from the beltway to the toll plaza. and as we look at the other abc2 time safer traffic drive times. everything up to speed on the west side of the beltway. p minutes on the outer loop from 795 to 706789 and 795 -- 70. and 795 clear. it will take 10 minutes southbound from route 140 down to the beltway. that's a look at your morning commute. now over to you. >> he was -- >>> he was fighting on the front lines when he almost lost his life and came home with no arms and no legs. a quadruple amputee but thanks to doctors at johns hopkins he has arms again and if you are wondering how that is possible, linda so is live with more on how doctors performed this really amazing but complex transplant. linda. >> reporter: it's so complex. it took 13 hours. this is the first time that hopkins has performed a double arm transplant and later this morning, we will get to meet the soldier and the surgeon behind it all. a news conference is scheduled for 11 this morning. this is video from before the transplant. brendan marrocco is the first sold year to survive after losi
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 5:00am EST
, and around the beltway, 66, greenway, the toll road, no early problems. 295, nice and quiet -- 395, nice quiet. city area the dale of 95, opens boulevard is gideon drive off with a crash in the intersection. boulevard. around 650, new hampshire that's the beltway in maryland, no problems. ouravel lanes are open rockville and down to the lane divide. back to you. >> thank you. we have been telling you about a pakistani activists shot last taliban.he >> she became an iconic figure, teenager. jummy olabanji has an update on her story. >> some good news to report this morning. yousafzai was just released from queen elizabeth birmingham, england, a short time ago. picturesp some on line. goodbye to the nurses and a hospital. been there since october shot by thes ahead. in she has happened -- shot in the head. she is improving and doing well have a fewe must more surgeries. them inld be done with so.y february or as we reported a few weeks ago, was named "time" magazine's behindof the year president obama. father accepted a job with e inpakistani consulat england, so he will not have to
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am EST
beltway down towards 32, 65 miles per hour. this is 95 at 395. looks pretty good, north and southbound traffic. looking good on harford traveling to the west side. speeds on 70 around 65 miles per hour. this is 29 in ellicott city. traffic is up to speak at this hour. we will be monitoring the area rose especially down to the d.c. region. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story -- what else? the ravens are heading back to the super bowl. >> after getting off to a slow start, joe flacco and the ravens offense started firing on all cylinders. the ravens defense shut down tom brady's passing attack. >> you have to do some of those things. our guys made place. all the tight ends and receivers can update. >> baltimore is one of the most loyal places i've ever been around. the greatest reward you can give them is another chance at the super bowl. the last ride, i am on for the ride. >> the ravens take on the surface cisco 49 is in the super bowl two sundays from yesterday. the kickoff around 6:30 p.m. expect a full day of pregame coverage. talk about no respect. the oddsmake
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
right back to our big story, and that is an absolute mess on the beltway. a rough situation out there with a fire engine accident. >> we are expecting this will slow down a lot of people. we want to go live with brianne carter for the latest. >> the good news is we have more lanes of traffic reopened. we also have an update on the accident investigation. we understand, according to officials, that there were seven people taken to the hospital including four firefighters. we're just getting word one of the fire fighters has now been taken to hospital in baltimore in critical condition. the other three fire fighters remain at prince george's hospital center. all of them are volunteers with the department. this all happened just before 3:00 this morning involving a tractor-trailer, suv and fire truck. all of the vehicle slipped and are now sitting in the median of the beltway. the good news is we do have more lanes of traffic that have reopened at this hour. more traffic back here able to get by this accident. the chief tells us it will be several hours before all the lanes are abl
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am EST
. liberty road, we have some downed wires. 795 looks good. problem free down towards the beltway. 54 southbound on the fort mchenry. everything in great shape at the tunnel. 95 is problem free from white marsh down to the 895 split and continuing to move well in howard county. 12 minutes on the west side outer loop. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are officially off the fiscal cliff. your income tax has gone up $5 to $10 on average. >> the senate made the first move. we have more. >> it was a rare bipartisan senate vote, 89-8. two hours later, america went off the fiscal cliff. vice president biden came to the capitol. mitch mcconnell spoke for senate republicans. >> we do not think taxes should be going up on anyone. we all knew that if we did nothing that would be going up on everyone. >> the senate voted to reverse % ofy's tax hikes on 98 americans. but to keep the higher rates for families making more than $400,000 a year. president obama took credit. that broke 20 years of opposition to tax hikes. >> republicans said they would never agree to raise tax rates on the
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am EST
this is inside the beltway. this is southbound 355 wisconsin ave after bradley boulevard. the morning rush hour progresses, we will definitely let you know what is going on there as far as the volume. you may want to thank our river road or connecticut ave. we turn our attention to 16th street. northbound 16th street, but you can get through. a lot of activity. >> thank you. an investigation under way and at morgan's area this morning. -- adam morgan's area. >> quite a mystery, and could close of missing case. police are still working on that. we understand someone who lives here at the apartment building off of built more street called police late last night to report they found a man unconscious inside, unresponsive. when police arrived they got here to the scene and found the body of that adult male stuck inside a ventilation unit. police believe the man was in his early 20s and it appears he fell off 50 feet the side of the building and down the shaft. police are investigating if this was a tragic accident or any foul play involved and how long he had been stuck inside the ventila
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
of dale city lanes are open up through to the beltway. it is south i-95 are we are getting reports of a car fire. it is talking to collins. that puts it between dale boulevard and come freeze or a. -- gumphreys road. what's happened to maryland passed 97 -- george avenue, lanes are open no problems. getting down to the beltway out of kensington, connecticut avenue is good. that looks good for everybody. 270 out with a quiet start. >> is 5:03. we have some breaking news about the hostage situation as taking place right now in california. >> brianne carter is at the live desk. this is at a mall in the los angeles area. >> absolutely. a woman being held hostage by two armed men at a mall in los angeles. there is a video just into our newsroom. police activity is outside of the mall. according to the l.a. police department, two armed men walked into the nordstrom at about 11:00 p.m. pacific time, and they have taken the woman into the back of the store. it is not clear at this point what the armed man armed with. police remained on the scene. additional units have been called to the sc
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
going to see a bit of volume even though it's friday morning. on the outer loop of the beltway. for example, you got it cutting over the georgia avenue. no issues right now on 29 or i- 95 traveling southbound from baltimore. let's take a live look outside and show you what it looks like if you're planning to head here on the beltway near route 4. pennsylvania avenue. everything is looking good. and now a live look from our sky 9 which i believe is on the icc. lay hill road watch out for this accident. and a quick look in virginia. we'll head over to the northbound side of 95 and 395 here heading up to duke street. this still looks pretty good through landmark heading up to the 14th street bridge. and see if we can take a look at our traffic land camera as well. no issues to report on the inbound side of i-66 heading for the roosevelt bridge. i'll be back with more traffic in a few minutes. back to you. >>> all right we're giving you survival tips because this is going to be a very busy weekend for the metro area. but a week of festivities kicks off tomorrow. >> and delia goncalves i
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
jermantown to points south. maryland beltway we've been in good shape and an early morning crash on the bw parkway inside the beltway southbound is gone. water main crews though still working on kenilworth avenue. they're blocking a left lane each way until further notice. here approaching fair oaks and on into vienna and falls church. the 95 corridor any volume building at all into quantico and woodbridge is brief. into springfield and on to 395 all open for you. green and yellow rail line commuters you have a delay near the l'enfant plaza. >>> vice president joe biden took the campaign for gun control to the internet with an online video chat. >> today the vice president is going to hit the road and host a round table discussion about gun safety. he'll be in richmond, virginia doing that. delia goncalves is live in front of the capitol with more on what to expect out of the road tour. >> reporter: absolutely. but yesterday wasn't easy either. he fielded some really tough questions online yesterday. and certainly today he will have to defend his proposals in richmond when he visits
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
the roads ahead of the rush hour. the beltway in tysons, leading college park into a silver spring point over 95 out of beltsville to merge on to the beltway, we are seeing a lot of space between the cars. if earlier crash on the b-w parkway, southbound inside the beltway, quickly gone. back to you. >> thank you. we have been talking about the breaking news. a shooting that happened in northwest d.c. >> jummy olabanji has an update. >> we have confirmed from a police sergeant that this is being investigated as a homicide. we still have crews on the scene. we can take you to some live video. this is an open investigation. they don't have suspect information and have very few details. the call came in before 3:00. this morning at stuart street and nicholson streets in northwest. -- at 5th street and nicholson. the adult female victim was shot in the head and was not breathing. she was located on a sidewalk near a bus stop. we will pass on anything we get from d.c. police. back to you. >> thank you. >> i don't view it as gun control. i see it as gun safety. >> vice-president joe biden
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
street bridge. this is what 295 looks like insides the beltway to the 11th street bridge and 66 to the roosevelt bridge as well. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. back to you, mike and jess. >> thank you, monika. >>> here's what's making news now at 5:10. police in brazil have arrested four people in connection with sunday's nightclub fire which killed more than 230 people. two of itself suspects -- two of the suspects own the club. the other two are in the band which was using the pyrotechics which started the fire. there are reports the club had no smoke alarms no fire extinguishers and no spring letter systems. >>> australians are used to fires and flooding but this is bad even by their standards. several towns are reporting water levels higher than anything they've ever recorded before. thousands fled to higher ground as flooding approached the roofs of some homes. >> we say it all the time. could this be the year tiger makes his comeback? he won his 75th pga tournament yesterday which is second place all time. this is torrey pines, california. they played on m
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am EST
virginia. she's on the beltway, we believe. >> i'm along interstate 95 southbound driving around springfield through the mixing bowl interchange. the roads are relatively clear along 95 southbound. there were issues along the northbound hov lanes. around 395, we saw some problems as well. there's a lot of snow on that area. here on southbound 95, traffic is picking up and a lot of the snow is on the side. the experts are still rather slippery. when you get on to the roads that lead up to the interstate, they remain covered in snow at this time, so be cautious this morning. we will continue monitoring the roads in northern virginia and we'll have another update in about a half-hour. back to you. >> thank you. a reminder, you can get a better any time with our stormwatch 7 app on your iphone or android. we will have a weather update in a few minutes with jacqui and adam. prince george's county schools on a two hour delay. >> police looking into a deadly shooting in annapolis. the man was found shot dead around 11:30 wednesday night in the 900 block of copeland street. police of not
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
well, 63 eastbound into the beltway. 795, so far so good from franklin boulevard as you make your way down to the beltway. we have an accident in anne arundel county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> for the fifth year, maryland has been named the number 1 school system in the nation. >> tim tooten has reaction. >> maryland received a final overall grade of b-plus, the best in the nation. >> we are delighted that maryland has been identified as number one. >> judy is in charge about what students are learning across the state. she says there's enough credit to go around. >> stakeholders have worked together to make this the number one school system in the country for the fifth year in a row. >> would you say there's room for improvement? >> the work is not done. the focus is on eliminating the achievement gap. every parent, educator, and child deserves to have the best school in his or her community. >> maryland received nothing lower than a b grade in a number of academics categories. how tough is it to remain number one? >> we're committed to making sure the children of ma
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am EST
good. i like to see that pavement clear and free of snow. heading down to the beltway beach drive and the area is good. it looks like we are good on the parkway and baeach drive. a good start here of to the toll road. 95 lines are open. no complaints on the traffic center. >> time is 5:11 and 19 out there. >> you may need more than just a pim to use future iphones. >> this is "good morning washington" on your side. >> must president joe biden and senior officials will take a look -- will take part on a round table discussion at the university in richmond. it is part of a series of events that will push congress to make changes to gun laws. a man who admitted using a bat to attack a security guard at a landover day care center will be sentenced today. mickel young pleaded guilty to charges. police say he was upset day care staffers would not let him use the phone. there will be street closures near the national mall and capitol hill. thousands of abortion opponents gathered for the annual march for life. >> as we get closer to super bowl 47 between the ravens and 40 niner's the city of
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am EST
light sprinkles and temperatures are a little bit above freezing around the beltway and inside the beltway. just north and west, we have it right near the freezing mark. hour by hour through the morning hours, hovering near freezing. sleet and icing, 5:00, 6:00 a.m. by 7:00, some light icing on untreated surfaces, elevated surfaces. that's the same for 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. may have a few isolated slick spots on roads. a look at traffic now with danella. >> good morning. checking the roadways in your first 4 traffic report. looking for construction, looks pretty clear. we'll talk about the beltway. from the american legion bridge towards i-95 in maryland in both directions and as you loop around towards landover road, little volume, light. no accidents or major delays even heading towards the wilson bridge, travel lanes are open. over to you. >>> danella, thank you. >>> we're following another winter storm for you. freezing rain began falling in some places across the area. this is a live look right now in loudoun county, virginia where that freezing rain is falling -- well, was falli
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> not bad. no major incidents to report around the beltway. come in from the west of 66. the greenway and the toll road everybody in great shape for. interstate 905, there's volume in many areas. from new wiroute 1 is really slow from the prince william parkway towards the occoquan. the accident is northbound route 1 at 123. so little extra time is needed. 95 is moving well. 270 grandpa urbana and hyattstown slowing. beyond that it is doing fine in rockville. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, 20 people are believed to have died in a plane crash in kazakhstan. details are still coming in. an airline stated there were 15 passengers and five crew members on the plane that went down near the city of almaty. >> new this morning, two people died in somalia when a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside the presidential palace compound. the man blew himself up after he was questioned by soldiers manning a checkpoint. about a four bartec points away from the somali president's home. the president is out of the country now on business. president obama unveils his sweeping changes
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
region over toward the west side of the beltway. -- 55 through the parkville region. a nice start on 95 down to the fort mchenry. we are tracking speeds of 55 miles per hour. the beltway at security, volume is picking up already. 295 checking out fine in the elkridge region. this is york road. very light volume in both loops. we will keep you posted on any problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> finally a done deal. president obama will sign a law that avoids the fiscal cliff. >> tracie potts has a breakdown of what congress agreed to. >> good morning. a very late vote last night but runtime for millions of americans who wondered if their taxes would go what this year. >> lawmakers left capitol hill after finally avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> some point you strike a balance. >> 257 democrats and republicans voting for a bill to keep the alternative minimum tax from hitting working families and prevent tax hikes for 98% of americans. tax rates will go up for couples making more than $450,000. the estate tax threshold is over $5 million. >> tax relief has been achieved. no
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
light in volume. the beltway on the west side, you can see both loops are moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> today marks the first full day of super bowl week. >> the ravens left baltimore with an amazing sendoff yesterday. the excitement of the offense was not diminished. >> sarah sampson has more. we begin with jennifer franciotti in the big easy. good morning. >> new orleans has been a wonderful town. looking forward to all of the fans coming into town. we are interested in finding our fans from baltimore. getting ready for the big day. we have mardi gras going on. this could be a record crowds. a new rivalry between the teams. we have seen police on foot patrols and the vehicles. also the mounted units are out in force. they will be there for safety and to make visitors feel welcome. >> if you are coming into new orleans, you can expect police officers on every corner. easy to see. just remember that common sense and common courtesy = common safety. >> a good idea to know where you're going. we have found free maps all over the place. the police are phy
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am EST
baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. if you're taking i-95. let's talk about the volume in maryland. nice and clear at 198. connecting to the beltway, heading to montgomery county, here's a live look past connecticut avenue. no issues. clear crossing over the american legion bridge towards virginia. no issues heading towards the interchange. aaron and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >> you will probably want to leave your car at home if you're headed to the mall. >> metro is up and running this morning. it's likely your best bet. although three stops are closed for security today. they're the smithsonian, archives and mt. vernon stations. all closed today. adam tuss is at the vienna station on o the orange line checking out the crowds. adam, good morning. >> reporter: hey, eun and aaron, how are you doing. listen, your car downtown on the national mall, that's definitely a bad idea. here people have been trickling in all morning. the crowd not as big as four years ago. four years ago, we saw a pretty big crowd by this time. people are trickling in and metro is prep
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 6:30am EST
concerns over out west side of the beltway. it's going to take 8 minutes to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70. and the inner loop will be clear up through pikesville. heading downtown, no problems whatsoever on the jfx. normal 11 minutes traveling southbound from the beltway to fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. >>> the new year is off to a tough start for one family in cecil county. >> a 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life. she was hurt while ringing in the new year with her family. she was visiting from pennsylvania. this happened. linda so is here this morning to tell us how badly was she injured. >> reporter: at last check it is very serious. she was in critical condition on life support. it happened as the clock struck midnight on new year's eve. witnesses reported hearing gunshots mixed in with fireworks. investigators believe a bullet went into the air and came back down hitting the girl in the head. the 10-year-old girl from pennsylvania collapsed minutes after midnight. it happened on aj -- ajs court. sheriff deputies a
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:30am EST
eastbound lanes of 70 right at the beltway. the right should ser now shut down. this what 95 looks like north of 195. traffic is moving along. it will take you just 12 minutes right now to travel from elk ridge to downtown baltimore. as we take a look at the other time saver traffic drive times. it will take the normal 11 minutes now southbound from the beltway and 695 in great shape. no problems to report over to you. >>> and a hostage situation in algeria. we're following breaking news. hostages are unaccounted for today. and they're not sure how many of the people are dead or alive. earlier this morning, u.s. plane landed in albeer ya to pick up americans involved in the crisis. the captors are an off shoot of a gas complex. >>> and opening statements will be heard this morning in the misconduct trial of john leopold. this after a big development in the case. what has changed? >> reporter: he died to have a -- he decided to have a judge decide his fate. he left the courthouse yesterday, giving up his right to a jury trial. they would not say why the decision was made. it is after two
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
. one person was injured. a tractor-trailer accident causes part of the beltway too close for the second night in a row. this was around 10:00 p.m. on the outer loop of the beltway. the road opened about two hours ago. that accident comes 24 hours after a similar accident on the north side of the beltway. there was a driver cutting across several lanes to try to make an exit. the suv was dragged all the way into the outer loop lanes. >> a woman faces charges after leading officers on a pursuit. we have exclusive video of the pursuit wednesday afternoon. detectives interrupted a drug transition. police say alycia hoffman took off in her car hitting two officers in the process. >> we were in constant communication with baltimore county. there was a public safety risk to continue. >> the chase ended when police say alycia hoffman collided with a patrol car. >> 5:07. 44 degrees at the airport. there is growing concern about the flu outbreaks. >> this is a ward season in hollywood -- this is award season in hollywood. >> there are problems on the roads this morning. oh! progress-oh! -o
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
. heading to the beltway at liberty road, normal conditions. 8 minutes on the outer loop from 795 to 70. and the rest of the beltway will remain in great shape. no problems from parkville up to towson. and checking in and looking at the abc2 timesaver traffic drive teems no concerns on the jfx heading downtown. lep minutes southbound from the beltway down to fayette street. fort mchenry tunnel 8 minutes northbound from the beltway to the toll plaza. that's your traffic. now over to you. >>> 6:02. and breaking news update. crisis averted at least for now. last night on the holiday for most of us, congress agreed on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. sherrie johnson is live this morning with what it can mean for you. there's a lot of stuff to work through with this. >> reporter: oh, you are absolutely right especially with the debt ceiling. we have more work but after months of drama and tense negotiations, congress passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. lawmakers did not meet the deadline and they didn't get the grand bargain that both parties clap was the goal there. was concer
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